: 10 minutes or less. : 11- 36 minutes. : Over 36 min. Fun:
- Walter Williams: Why the Founders Did Not Want a Democracy
Walter Edward Williams (born March 31, 1936) is an American economist, commentator, and academic. He is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, as well as a syndicated columnist and author known for his classical liberal and libertarian conservative views.
- The Difference Between a REPUBLIC and a DEMOCRACY
This is an excerpt from "Overview of America" produced by The John Birch Society. It is narrated by John McManus. --- In a Democracy you can not have Snob rule, meaning, the Ruling Elite or Monarch can not go against the majority (the people). The majority overrules the Snob. However, in a Democracy you can have Mob rule, and the Mob can be just as tyrannical, if not worse than a Snob. The Founding Fathers of the United States warned against pure Democracy for this reason.